Captured Jundullah leader confirms US sponsorship of exporting terror is Iran

February 26, 2010 at 5:10 pm (Global Issues, Interview, Pakistan, Politics) (, , , , , )

The captured ringleader of the Jundallah terrorist group, Abdolmalek Rigi, has confessed that the US administration had assured him of unlimited military aid and funding for waging an insurgency against the Islamic Republic of Iran

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US sponsoring terror in Iran

January 20, 2010 at 3:20 pm (Global Issues, Interview, Politics) (, , )

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Israel ready to attack Iran and trying to destabilize Pakistan?

January 11, 2010 at 5:50 pm (Global Issues, Interview, Politics) (, , , )

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US preparing military for possible Iran conflict

January 10, 2010 at 10:34 pm (Global Issues, Politics) (, , )

By HILARY LEILA KRIEGER

Source: The Jerusalem Post

The US does not want to see confrontation with Iran but is still preparing its military for that possibility, America’s top uniformed officer said Thursday.“We’ve looked to do all we can to ensure that conflict doesn’t break out there, while at the same time preparing forces, as we do for many contingencies that we understand might occur,” Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said during an appearance at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

Mullen had been asked whether the US military was stretched too thin to take further action in trouble spots beyond Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Iran demands UK accountability for Afghan drug problem

January 10, 2010 at 10:29 pm (Politics) (, , )

Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki

Source: Press TV

Iran’s foreign minister says Britain must be held accountable for the way it has managed the drug problem in Afghanistan which has led to a tenfold growth in narcotics production.

“Before anything else, the UK must answer to the international community about the kind of management it has employed in Afghanistan that has raised illicit drug production from a few hundred tons to around nine thousand (tons),” said Manouchehr Mottaki.
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Iran bans contact with foreign organisations, including the BBC

January 5, 2010 at 7:09 pm (Global Issues, Islam, Politics) (, , )

By Robert Tait

Source: Guardian

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Authorities in Iran intensified their campaign to blame the country’s political turmoil on foreigners today by banning contact with more than 60 international organisations.

The intelligence ministry said the blacklist included thinktanks, universities and broadcasting organisations identified as waging a “soft war” aimed at toppling Iran’s Islamic system.

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Iran’s Nuclear Program: Where’s the Proof?

November 21, 2009 at 11:32 pm (Global Issues, Politics) (, , )

By Brian Cloughley

“The facts and Iraq’s behavior show that Saddam Hussein and his regime are concealing their efforts to produce more weapons of mass destruction . . . These are not assertions. What we are giving you are facts and conclusions based on solid intelligence.”
– Washington’s official justification for America’s war on Iraq, announced to the United Nations Security Council in February 2003.

Then in July 2003 the US Secretary of State reiterated that there was “very strong intelligence . . . that Saddam Hussein had biological and chemical weapons.” And there were many more unequivocal and detailed statements about the reliability, the certainty, of intelligence, notably from the British prime minister, Tony Blair, and Washington’s Dick Cheney.

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